Match Schedule Info - Future Match Info
Match Schedule Info - Future Match Info
Monday 10:00 am Update
5th & 6th PLAYOFF and CONSOLATION have been cancelled for the rest of the day. I'm sorry. I wish we could have played but we don't have access to enough indoor courts to do it all. Everyone please be careful going home.
Monday 9:00 am Update
3rd & 4th PLACE PLAYOFF MATCHES will be scheduled to play on the covered courts at Abilene Country Club starting at 12:30 pm. Please check the draws online for your specific match time. 5th & 6th PLAYOFF and CONSOLATION matches are still delayed. The next update for these matches will be posted at 10:00 am.
Monday 8:05 Weather Update
All MAIN DRAW FINALS are going to be played at Abilene Country Club under covered courts. 9:30 am matches and the 9:45 am match will all go on at their scheduled time. We only have access to 4 courts so the next rounds of main draw finals will not go on until 11:00 am. I will change match times and site on the draws. We are waiting until 9:00 am to make the final determination on consolation matches.
Monday 6:15 am Weather Update
All 8:00 am matches are delayed until 10:00 am. As of now, all other matches are at there scheduled time.
PLAN FOR MONDAY MORNING
We will try our best to play all matches tomorrow. Unfortunately the determination for cancelling any matches can't be made until 8:00 am Monday morning. If the courts are dry, even though it will be cold, we will still play at the scheduled times and sites. If courts are wet but it's not raining, we will delay start times to see if courts will dry. If it is raining and doesn't show signs of stopping, then consolation may be cancelled. If this happens, we do have access to 4 covered courts and will be able to play all main draw finals only. I will update further at 6:00 am Monday.
Playing and Warm-up Sites
Playing Sites:RP- Rose Park Tennis Center, 810 Portland Ave., Abilene, 79605
ACU- Abilene Christian University, 2140 N. Judge Ely Blvd., Abilene, 79601
MCM- McMurry University, 2300 Hunt St., Abilene, 79605
CHS- Cooper High School, 3975 Amarillo St., Abilene, 79605
AHS- Abilene High School, 700 N. Mockingbird, Abilene, 79603
WHS- Wylie High School, 4502 Antilley Rd., Abilene, 79606
MAD- Madison Middle School, 2800 S.32nd, Abilene, 79605
Clack Middle School, 1744 Corsicana Ave., 79605
Craig Middle School, 702 S. Judge Ely Blvd., 79601
Mann Middle School, 3398 Mimosa Dr., 79603
Days Inn Abilene
$79 per night, phone - 325-695-1262
Use Code: ATA Tennis
New Withdrawal Penalty for Super Champ Level Tournaments
There will be no penalty for withdrawing from singles or doubles prior
to Wednesday, November 7th at 12 Noon for Super Champ Level or Major Zone
events. After that time, if a player withdraws from singles and/or
doubles, they will be penalized 2 suspension points for the withdrawal.
This includes any withdrawals, walkovers, and retirements after
Wednesday, November 7th at Noon until the end of the tournament. The
maximum penalty is 2 points per tournament. You will not be penalized
twice for singles and doubles withdrawals. If a player does reach the
suspension threshold, they will be able to appeal any points at that
IMPT: Monday Withdrawal Rule to Keep Ranking Points Remains in Effect in 2018 - Please Read
Players are required to inform the tournament desk or tournament
director the day before of their intent not to complete their matches on
the last day of the tournament. This must occur no later than 6pm
Sunday for singles draws that end on Monday. It also can be done within 15 minutes of
completing their final match of the day (whichever is later). For
this tournament, all players must inform the site or
tournament director by Sunday at 6pm for Monday (11/12) matches. The director will inform
the opponent immediately of any withdrawals. Players who pull out after
Sunday at 6pm will have their match coded as a withdrawal and
will receive no points for their wins in that tournament. If a player
gets injured or ill after that 6pm deadline and they think it's
important to "keep their ranking points" they (the player) will need to
physically show up on Monday morning and pull out in person
in order to have that match coded a walkover and retain their points.
Players may register with or without a partner. Those who register with a
partner must indicate their partner through the online registration
system before the entry deadline. Players will need to correctly
identify their doubles partner during their initial registration process
or they may go back later, prior to the entry deadline, and “Edit
Registration” to indicate their partner of choice. Correct doubles
registration is the player’s responsibility. Immediately after
registration, players need to check the Applicant List to ensure they
are registered with their partner of choice (and their partner is also
registered with them). Remaining individual players will be paired up
based on the order of the Texas Standing List and will have their email contact shared with their partner. There will be a 24 hour
doubles pairing period after the deadline for players to correct any
errors in their doubles registration.
Doubles Process and Tournament Timeline
For doubles, if one player in a team withdraws, the partner will have
until Wednesday, November 7th at 12 Noon to find a new partner. After
Wednesday at Noon, if the remaining player is left unpaired, they will
be removed from the draw. After the Noon deadline, teams will be
re-seeded into draws based on the updated combined Super Champ Standing of the
final teams. Any withdrawal made after Wednesday at Noon results in the
entire team being withdrawn. The Wednesday 12 Noon deadline gives the TD
time to adjust both singles and doubles draws prior to the Thursday
6:00 PM draw posting.
USTA Texas Feed In Consolation through the Round of 16
Singles All Draws – Main Draws play full two-out-of-three set
matches. All Consolation Draws play 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of
the third set. Feed In Consolation through the Round of 16. Players who
lose in the Quarterfinal Round will be placed into their own
consolation bracket of four players and the winner of this bracket
receives fifth place points (same format as consolation draw). There is
no playoff match for 7th place. Play-off for 3rd and 4th place will use
same format as main draw. Draws will be split using the most recent
Texas Standing List after the deadline.
The November Super Champ Level 4 Information
Singles: A draw of 32, B draw of 32. Doubles: A draw of 16 teams, B draw of 16 teams.
The A & B draw singles begins on Saturday and ends on Monday.
The A & B draw doubles begins on Saturday and ends on Sunday.
Additional Information can be found through the link.
First, Second and Third Place medals will be awarded. Consolation
winners no longer receive medals. A sportsmanship award is given to the
outstanding boy and girl in each designated tournament.
Out of section players are not eligible for this tournament
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states "Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system."
ATTENTION ALL SPECTATORS
(INCLUDES PARENTS, COACHES, RELATIVES, FRIENDS, ETC.)
In an effort to promote a more enjoyable and fair experience for all, the following policy is in immediate force and effect, and shall be diligently and stringently enforced. USTA Texas has implemented a “ZERO TOLERANCE” policy for improper behavior.
1. Any attempt by a spectator to speak to the official in an abusive or disrespectful manner regarding a line call or other ruling during match play shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area and, if warranted, from the premises.
2. Any spectator behavior deemed unacceptable towards a player, other spectator or staff member shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area or the entire premises. If said behavior is directed towards a player, either before, during or after a tournament, it shall result in an automatic and immediate suspension of that spectator’s right to attend USTA Texas tournaments, for a period of time to be determined by the USTA Texas Discipline and Grievance Committee.
3. Refusal to adhere to a removal request shall trigger immediate enforcement of the point penalty system against the player with whom the spectator is involved (per point penalty system regulations), including possible immediate default from the tournament.
4. The On-Site Official is the SOLE judge regarding unacceptable behavior.
Inappropriate umpire/spectator communication, whether it be about a ruling or any other facet of a tennis event is prohibited while a match is in progress. Being a parent, coach, etc. does not endow special privileges. With the only exception of the right to remove their own child from competition at any time, a parent or coach is merely a spectator.
New Youth Website:
For more information on schedules and "Junior Know the Rules," go to www.youthtennistexas.com
USTA Texas "No Late Entries" Policy for Juniors Due to a new USTA Texas internal procedure, junior division players will NOT be able to register for a tournament after the online published deadline. We are aware that currently parents reach out via email or phone to the USTA Texas staff and/or tournament director requesting to be manually added to the tournament after online registration has closed. If a player misses the registration deadline, then he/she will not be permitted to participate in that tournament
Registration Confirmation: As a parent or player it is your responsibility to assure registration in the event. Regardless if you register on the website or mobile app after completing the registration you should visit the USTA web driven site and confirm your registration by finding the player in the applicants list. If you select to skip this process please be aware that should any malfunctions of the system occur, players will not be granted late entrance in the event due to a system error.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Monday, October 29, 2018 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 800037318 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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